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Brookside Cafe

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143 Route 2a, Preston, CT 06365-8214
+1 860-889-5557
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  • Excellent16%
  • Very good16%
  • Average16%
  • Poor52%
  • Terrible0%
Sep 6, 2017
“Unexpected surprise.”
Apr 20, 2016
“Food is an afterthought”
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143 Route 2a, Preston, CT 06365-8214
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

My wife and I were looking for a quick bite and cocktails before heading out to dinner at a local restaurant. We spotted the "Happy Hour" sign and decided to stop at the Brookside Cafe. The outside of the building belies the great place within....More

Thank Limoguy52
Reviewed April 20, 2016

Primarily a big tavern, with some seating for meals. At one time, the food was pretty good, but the menu did not survive a change in management. Mostly a local hangout, mostly people intent on drinking and arguing.

Thank Kathleen W
Reviewed February 10, 2016

Haven't been to Brookside in awhile and it is now Goldrick's at Brookside Cafe. Great place to stay for a few beers and enjoy some of the best food I have ever eaten at a bar. The owner Brian and his staff are very friendly...More

1  Thank Steve T
Reviewed August 17, 2015

Have tried it a few time. Classic place for a bar fight, especially in the unlit parking lot across the street. Have pretty much avoided it recently.

1  Thank Oakdale29
Reviewed April 22, 2015

The bar itself is inviting both inside and out. It sits on the banks of a cove with rushing water where fishing or crabbing is allowed to both patrons and non-patrons alike. Parking is plentiful and offered both in back (advised) or across the street...More

1  Thank Muffy C
Reviewed February 16, 2012

Good food at the bar, disappointed there was no takeout. Locals are kinda rough around the edges. Would return.

Thank Plastiqman
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  • Address: 143 Route 2a, Preston, CT 06365-8214
  • Location: United States  >  Connecticut (CT)  >  Mystic Country  >  Preston
  • Phone Number: +1 860-889-5557
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